Medieval Silver Gilt Magical Amulet Coral & Crucifix Pendant

Code: 10184


£485.00
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This is a superb medieval silver-gilt amulet, dating to the 15th century. It is set with the original fossilized coral gemstone, within a cusped setting. The back of the pendant is decorated with a crucifix, between a flail and whip (referring to flagellation). Such amulets were worn for protection and as a devotional object. This example has survived in excellent excavated condition, intact and wearable.

OBJECT: Amulet

CULTURE: Medieval

DATE: c. 15th - 16th century

MATERIAL: Silver & Coral

SIZE: 28mm x 25mm x 7mm

WEIGHT: 7.37 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection

Medieval Silver Gilt Magical Amulet Coral & Crucifix Pendant